Samantha Friedman – Secretary

placeholder-femaleSamantha Friedman is a member of LCMC’s Look at Literacy team, facilitating fundraising and communications efforts. Previously, she served as a volunteer ESL tutor and board member, secretary and president of Literacy Action of Central Arkansas in Little Rock. She organized Literacy Action’s first annual fundraising event, Shine a Light on Literacy, now in its fifth year. A Managing Director at West End Strategy Team in Washington, Samantha has spent her career in writing and communications, including as Deputy Director of Communications for Governor Mike Beebe and a reporter for the Arkansas Democratic-Gazette. With a degree in international politics from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and a master’s in journalism from the University of Missouri, Samantha brings a wealth of energy and enthusiasm to the Board.